Tony Beets is well known as an owner of the Tamarack Mine as well as reality television star for Discovery Channel show, “Gold Rush.” He is a legend in the Klondike for his gold finding skills. He was able to climb in his respective career and runs Tamarack Mine. He appeared in season four leasing land to Parker Schnabel, who he mentored through his rookie season of gold mining in the Klondike.
Early Life and Education of Tony Beets
Tony Beets was born on 15th December 1959, in Wijdenes, Netherlands. At the age of seven, he moved with his parents to the country side and settled in Burgwerd. After his father had sustained a debilitating event, he had to take over the family farm, which meant he usually found himself in charge of men who were more than twice his age.
Tony Beets' Career
Tony Beets started working in construction and moved on to mining in 1984. Before Tony came to Dawson City in 1984, he worked on a farm, milking cows as well as working in pipeline construction. He runs an enormous gold mine near Dawson City called Paradise Hill.
He is balancing his mining operations, ensuring Paradise Hill and his dredge are running smoothly all while shipping his latest purchase, a second massive dredge, 100 miles along the Yukon River.
He started out as a gold miner who moved to Canada about 25 years ago. He prides himself on being a Viking, and many people even call him “The Viking.” He and his family work at Beets Crew at Paradise Hill.
Tony Beets' Personal Life
Tony Beets is married to Minnie Beets, who was his neighbor when he moved to Burgwerd. They met first when Tony was seven-year-old and Minnie was six years old and started dating each other when Minnie was 20 years old.
His wife Minnie has been the bookkeeper at Paradise Hill for ten years and controls the purse strings tightly and frequently argues with him over the fortune he is pouring into the dredge. But despite those arguments, the couple is still going strong after all these years, and there are no rumors of their divorce.
Tony Beets' Net Worth
Tony Beets net worth is $5 million dollars approximately five times greater than Parker Schnabel total assets. His assets are three times smaller than Dakota Fred, a former miner or Alaska Gold Rush.
Regarding his nationality, he is Dutch-Canadian and belongs to white ethnicity.